Events - Workshops

Date: 27/04/2024 - 27/04/2024 at 10:00-16:00

This painting workshop is an ideal introduction to landscape painting in oil paints. A landscape painting will be produced, with attention to perspective, tonal values, colour mixing and application of colours to create a realistic image. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step proces (See information on event)

Date: 27/04/2024 - 27/04/2024 at 10:30-13:00

Join botanical artist and illustrator, Sophie Smith, for a beginner workshop exploring the basics of botanical illustration. Working ‘in the field’ you will have the opportunity to study wild plants in their natural habitat and record findings in a sketchbook. No drawing experience necessary (See information on event)

Date: 04/05/2024 - 04/05/2024 at 10:00-15:00

Join local artist Katy Dynes to create your own characters and write your own comic book style short story! Plus visit the art gallery and pick up your FREE comic. There are 3 workshop times: 10am, 11.30am and 1.30pm. Each workshop lasts an hour. Workshop suitable for ages 8+. £4 per child. Childre (See information on event)

Nic Bassinder

Lino Print Workshop

Workshop

Date: 17/05/2024 - 17/05/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Suitable for beginners or experienced crafters, this workshop will allow you to create and print your own designs by carving them from lino. We will print the images in black block printing ink, however you are free to experiment with coloured printing ink or acrylic paints when you get your new des (See information on event)

Date: 18/05/2024 - 19/05/2024 at 10:00-16:00

Collage and Mixed Media 2-day workshop at Yardley Arts Centre. If you want to learn more about using collage alongside other mixed media in your work then this weekend course will set you on the right track and open up a new creative avenue. We will experiment with a rich variety of materials to mak (See information on event)

Sally Mcrae

Fused Glass Garden Art

Workshop

Date: 25/05/2024 - 25/05/2024 at 11:00-16:00

In this workshop you will design and make your own unique copper framed garden ornament with a display measuring approximately 10cm x 34cm. You will have a wide range of coloured transparent glass available and I will teach you how to cut glass and assemble your piece ready for fusing in my kiln. I (See information on event)

Date: 25/05/2024 - 25/05/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Spend a morning playing with colourful wools and other fibres to create beautiful seascape pictures. In this workshop you will be creating a series of smaller felted pieces. Each piece you can try a different technique, different colour combinations and different fibres. The class is just a couple o (See information on event)

Sophie Bliss Kilpatrick

Learn to Draw a Hare in Coloured Pencils

Workshop

Date: 28/05/2024 - 28/05/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Learn the basics of coloured pencils, techniques, shading and everything in between. All abilities welcome, materials and refreshments provided. Based in The Galleria. (See information on event)

Date: 01/06/2024 - 02/06/2024 at 10:00-16:00

Two day course Address: Replay House, 2 The Avenue, Rothwell, NN14 6EY (Second Floor) Northants Open Studios Member £85 https://square.link/u/pX8dfsrY Non Members £95 https://checkout.square.site/merchant/MLWCBW006YMWF/checkout/WIWM3RRGHPNKBDPBXZRNYHDB Materials Included Graphite pencil can be (See information on event)

Sophie Bliss Kilpatrick

Learn to Draw a Giraffe in Coloured Pencils

Workshop

Date: 14/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Learn the basics of coloured pencils, techniques, shading and everything in between. All abilities welcome, materials and refreshments provided. Based at The Galleria. (See information on event)

Sally Mcrae

Candle Holder Workshop

Workshop

Date: 20/06/2024 - 20/06/2024 at 10:30-01:30

In this workshop I will guide you through designing and making a folded candle holder. You will have access to a wide choice of colours in transparent glass and I will teach you how to cut glass and assemble your piece ready for firing in the kiln. You will have access to all of the tools and safety (See information on event)

Date: 11/07/2024 - 11/07/2024 at 10:30-01:30

In this workshop you will have a choice of making a flower wave sculpture or a flower candle holder. You will have access to all of the materials to decorate your glass including pre-fired glass beads and frit (chopped up glass). This workshop does not involve any cutting glass so is suitable for co (See information on event)

Date: 30/07/2024 - 30/07/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Have a go at comic book drawing with professional illustrator Katy Dynes. Dust off your pencil crayons and get your imagination flowing as you create characters and a story and learn how to put them together in your very own comic book! (See information on event)

Date: 06/08/2024 - 06/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Join professional illustrator Katy Dynes to hone and develop your drawing and illustration skills. You’ll develop characters, scenarios and stories, and learn how book illustration works. (See information on event)

Sally Mcrae

Fused Glass Garden Art

Workshop

Date: 08/08/2024 - 08/08/2024 at 11:00-16:00

On this workshop you will make the glass for a piece of copper framed garden art with a display area measuring approximately 10cm x 33cm. You will have the option of using transparent coloured glass on a clear background which is great for a bright sunny garden. Alternatively you can choose an opaqu (See information on event)

Date: 09/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Come and join Katy for a fun 2 hours of observing, experimenting and drawing with different media. You’ll learn how to look at drawing, using simple shapes and will add a variety of line and texture to make each object 3D. Katy has been asked by many students how to “draw”, so she felt this wo (See information on event)

Date: 13/08/2024 - 13/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Lots of people ask how Katy builds a character, so she thought this workshop would be a great introduction to the process she uses. The workshop will start with sketching from a group of objects; then we’ll look at shapes, how they fit together and how to build a character from our observations. W (See information on event)

Date: 15/08/2024 - 15/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Join Katy for her Advanced Illustration class, a perfect next step from our Illustration workshop. Katy often brings a ‘live brief’ from an author with her for inspiration and guides you through the process of creating drawings and images in response. (See information on event)

Date: 20/08/2024 - 20/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

A BRAND NEW workshop where children can bring their favourite Adult with them to draw together! Parents, Grandparents, Carers can have a go at comic book drawing with professional illustrator Katy Dynes, alongside their child. Dust off your pencil crayons and get your imaginations flowing as you cre (See information on event)

Date: 05/10/2024 - 05/10/2024 at 10:00-16:00

This painting workshop is an ideal introduction to landscape painting in oil paints. A landscape painting will be produced, with attention to perspective, tonal values, colour mixing and application of colours to create a realistic image. Working from a reference photograph and a step by step proces (See information on event)

Date: 12/10/2024 - 13/10/2024 at 10:00-16:00

Two day course Address: Replay House, 2 The Avenue, Rothwell, NN14 6EY (Second Floor) Northants Open Studios Member £85 https://square.link/u/pX8dfsrY Non Members £95 https://square.link/u/ANL6V4Qx Materials Included Graphite pencil can be used to produce so much more than just a sketch. Using (See information on event)